Isopropyl palmitate

Isopropyl palmitate is the ester of isopropyl alcohol and palmitic acid.[2] It is an emollient, moisturizer, thickening agent, and anti-static agent .[3] The chemical formula is CH3(CH2)14COOCH(CH3)2.

Isopropyl palmitate
Names
IUPAC name
Propan-2-yl hexadecanoate
Other names
  • Isopropyl hexadecanoatel;
  • Hexadecanoic acid isopropyl ester;
  • Hexadecanoic acid;
  • 1-methylethyl ester
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChEMBL
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.005.065
KEGG
UNII
Properties[1]
C19H38O2
Molar mass 298.511 g·mol−1
Density 0.8525 g/cm3
Melting point 13.5 °C (56.3 °F; 286.6 K)
Insoluble
Hazards
NFPA 704 (fire diamond)
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Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

References

  1. MSDS
  2. International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook, online edition accessed March 6, 2015 http://online.personalcarecouncil.org
  3. US 5,254,334,, JE Ramirez, M Vishnupad, "Anhydrous foaming composition containing low concentrations of detergents and high levels of glycerin and emollients such as oils and esters"
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